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Plant This Herb To Help Keep Wasps Out Of Your Garden
Wasps love a garden, but it's hard to tend to yours with them flying around. Planting basil along with your fruits and vegetables is a way to ensure they stay away.
Wasps hate its green color and its strong scent, which results from eugenol, a highly aromatic oil extract that is also in oregano, thyme, nutmeg, and cinnamon bark.
If you don't want to add another plant to your garden, you can still reap basil's wasp-deterring benefits by scattering clippings on the soil.